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CCTV surveillance in press club demanded

Guwahati Press Club has urged the city police commissioner to install closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras at Ambari locality for better surveillance. It argues that besides the press club, Ambari has number public institutions namely Ravindra Bhawan, District Library, State Museum etc, where hundreds gathered every day for various activities.

“So the area should be brought under regular surveillance, where as there is no CCTV camera in this locality,” said a memorandum of the press club, which was handed over to the police commissioner Mukesh Agarwal today afternoon.

The memorandum also added that incidents of bike & car lifting in Ambari area was increasing in the recent past. An acclaimed singer Pulak Banerjee also lost his vehicle (Wagon-R VXI, vehicle no AS 01 AB 9492) on Saturday evening from the location.

It may be mentioned that such incidents took place in a number of occasions, where the miscreants lifted many two-wheelers from the same place, claimed the memorandum.

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